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Motherhood and disability : children and choices

Author: Ora Prilleltensky
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is rare that women with disabilities are thought of or portrayed as mothers. This book addresses that gap, exploring the lives experience of women with disabilities and their thoughts, opinions and experiences of the idea and realities of motherhood. The women whose voices fill this study, including the author, describe the meaning motherhood holds for them, the messages they receive about themselves as women,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ora Prilleltensky
ISBN: 1403904952 9781403904959
OCLC Number: 54454687
Description: x, 248 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Disability : a sociopolitical construct --
Sexuality, disability, and women's lived experience --
Reproductive choice and motherhood in the context of physical disability --
The research process --
Growing up as a girl with a disability --
To have or not to have : motherhood, disability, and choice --
A ramp to mothering --
Promoting our children's wellness --
Conclusions : striving for wellness.
Responsibility: Ora Prilleltensky.
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This book explores the intersection between motherhood and physical disability. It is based on a study that focused on the lived experiences of women with physical disabilities, mothers and  Read more...

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